Nancy J. Duff


 Nancy J. Duff

E-mailnancy.duff@ptsem.edu
Address64 Mercer Street
Post Office Box 821
Princeton, NJ
Phone609-921-8300
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Stephen Colwell Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, Princeton Theological Seminary

M.Div., Union Theological Seminary in Virginia,
Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary in New York.,

Nancy J. Duff, the Stephen Colwell Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at Princeton Theological Seminary, earned her M.Div. from Union Theological Seminary in Virginia and her Ph.D. from Union Theological Seminary in New York. An ordained Presbyterian minister, she focuses her research on the theological foundations of Christian ethics. Writing from the Reformed tradition with a feminist perspective, she explores how theological claims identify the church’s responsibility in the world. She teaches courses in the theology and ethics of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the theology and ethics of James Cone, issues in biomedical ethics, issues in human sexuality, the doctrine of vocation, and the ethics of the Ten Commandments.

Major Publications

Humanization and the Politics of God: the Koinonia Ethics of Paul Lehmann (Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1992)
“Should the Ten Commandments Be Posted in the Public Realm? Why the Bible and the Constitution Say ‘No.’” The Ten Commandments: The Reciprocity of Faithfulness, William Brown, ed., pp. 159–170. (Westminster John Knox Press, 2004)
“Locating God in all the Wrong Places: the Second Commandment and American Politics,” Interpretation: a Journal of Bible and Theology, April 2006, pp. 182–193.

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